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  • Sabre’s tubular plant in Pa. slated to close Jun 04, 2014

    Sabre Industries Inc. is planning to close its Sabre Tubular Structures plant in Ellwood City, Pa., in July as it prepares to move capacity to its newer locations.

  • Algoma Tubes, union in tentative labor deal Jun 04, 2014

    Tenaris Algoma Tubes has reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers union, a company spokesman told AMM via e-mail June 4.

  • Spat at former RG Steel plant may be solved Jun 03, 2014

    The owners of the former R.G. Steel LLC mill in Warren, Ohio, and an industrial gas supplier may have reached an agreement over what to do with millions of dollars’ worth of equipment on the site of the defunct plant, according to an attorney involved in the dispute.

  • Qingdao iron ore shipments continue Jun 03, 2014

    Iron ore shipments from Qingdao in China have been largely unaffected by an investigation into metal trade finance irregularities at the port, sources told AMM sister publication Steel First June 3.

  • Line pipe pricing trending upward: Pipe Logix Jun 03, 2014

    Line pipe prices and market sentiment appear to be trending upward.

  • Anti-dumping duties imposed on steel rail tie wire imports Jun 03, 2014

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously June 3 that imports of prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire from China and Mexico have injured the U.S. industry, and anti-dumping duties will be imposed as a result.

  • Factors at play, but USS idlings may lift OCTG Jun 03, 2014

    The idling of two U.S. Steel Corp. oil country tubular goods (OCTG) plants could have a positive impact on the domestic energy tubular market, although a variety of other factors will also play a role in whether prices improve, sources said.

  • US raw steel output reaches 10-month high Jun 03, 2014

    U.S. raw steel output totaled an estimated 1,895,000 net tons last week, up 1.1 percent from 1,875,000 tons the previous week, as mills operated at an average capacity utilization rate of 78.8 percent. It was the highest weekly total since mid-July, when 1,904,000 tons were produced.

  • No conflict minerals violations: steelmakers Jun 02, 2014

    Following reviews of their products and suppliers, three U.S. steelmakers said they have no reason to believe they sourced conflict minerals from countries covered under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

  • ATI updates June stainless base price hikes Jun 02, 2014

    Allegheny Technologies Inc.’s (ATI’s) Flat Rolled Products segment has updated its June stainless base price increases.

  • EPA’s new rules could hurt steelmakers Jun 02, 2014

    New U.S. regulations aimed at curbing pollution from power plants could drive up metals prices and the cost of goods made from metals, according to industry analysts and trade associations.

  • Borusan files suit vs. US over duty revision Jun 02, 2014

    Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret AS has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of International Trade against the Commerce Department over its refusal to verify information it used to make a post-preliminary decision in an oil country tubular goods countervailing case.

  • Gerdau calls off beam hike after rivals fail to follow Jun 02, 2014

    Gerdau Long Steel North America has called off a $20-per-ton ($1-per-hundredweight) price increase on beam products due this week after its rivals balked at joining the move.

  • Cold-roll import trade case said eyed Jun 02, 2014

    Offshore cold-rolled coil, particularly from China, could be in the crosshairs of a trade petition if import volumes continue to surge at rock-bottom prices, market sources said.

  • Gerdau nixes merchant bar hike Jun 02, 2014

    Gerdau Long Steel North America is rescinding a $20-per-ton ($1-per-hundredweight) price increase on merchant bar products.

  • Initial steel needs for Calif. bridge flow to local market Jun 02, 2014

    Initial steel requirements for the $1-billion Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project in Long Beach, Calif., are beginning to trickle into the local market.

  • Drilling increases in US, Canada Jun 02, 2014

    The number of drill rigs running in the United States rose by nine last week.

  • U.S. Steel idling two tubular facilities Jun 02, 2014

    U.S. Steel Corp. is "indefinitely" idling its tubular manufacturing facilities in McKeesport, Pa., and Bellville, Texas, in early August, the company said June 2.

  • AK Steel promotes five executives Jun 02, 2014

    AK Steel Corp. has promoted five executives, the company said May 30.

  • Algoma Tubes workers vote down labor pact Jun 02, 2014

    Workers at Tenaris Algoma Tubes have rejected a proposed labor agreement that was endorsed by their union leaders.

  • Deacero unit files steel nail trade case May 30, 2014

    Mid Continent Steel & Wire Inc., a subsidiary of Mexican steel producer Deacero SAPI de CV (formerly Deacero SA de CV), has filed an anti-dumping and countervailing trade case against steel nail producers in seven countries.

  • Carpenter seeing stronger demand May 30, 2014

    Carpenter Technology Corp. is seeing demand trends that are “fundamentally different” from those witnessed last year, when the company’s key aerospace end market experienced a period of destocking, president and chief executive officer William A. Wulfsohn told AMM.

  • ITC keeps duties on most wire rod imports May 30, 2014

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has allowed anti-dumping duties on imports of carbon and certain alloy wire rod from Ukraine to expire following a five-year sunset review, but has kept existing duties on material from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova and Trinidad and Tobago, according to a May 30 announcement.

  • Gerdau nixes rebar increase May 30, 2014

    Gerdau Long Steel North America is rescinding a $20-per-ton ($1-per-hundredweight) reinforcing bar price increase that was slated to take effect with June 2 shipments, it said May 30.

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